Events

A festivals and events calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning, it includes details of key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial.

Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page

ECR2P Film Series: Paragraph 175 Introduced by: Professor Dr Kaisa Hinkkainen About the ECR2P Film Series: Every fortnight (on Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30pm), a fictional film or documentary related to human protection will be shown. It will be introduced by a POLIS staff member who will also facilitate a post-screening discussion. Screenings are free…
The School of Sociology and Social Policy is pleased to announce the launch of the Finkelstein Lecture Series at the University of Leeds. This annual lecture celebrates scholars working at the intersection of academia and activism in the field of equality and social justice. Named after Vic Finkelstein, the lecture series provides a platform for…

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Carers Leeds are offering confidential 1:1 appointments on campus to discuss caring issues with staff on Wednesday 18 October.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  Carers Leeds is a registered charity and Carerstrust network partner. To book your appointment,…
ECR2P Film Series: The Act of Killing Introduced by: Dr Adam Tyson About the ECR2P Film Series:  Every fortnight (on Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30pm), a fictional film or documentary related to human protection will be shown. It will be introduced by a POLIS staff member who will also facilitate a post-screening discussion. Screenings are…
The Ford Maguire Society are sponsoring a Magical History Tour walk based around Leeds University to celebrate Black History Month which has a Beatles theme.  The walk is free, although donations are welcome, it’s family friendly and wheelchair accessible.
The LGBT Staff Network holds monthly informal drop-ins. This drop-in provides Network members (or those potentially interested in joining/finding out more) an opportunity to meet up informally, outside of its more policy-focused meetings and/or larger social events. Colleagues are welcome to bring their lunch and to stay for as long or as short a time as they wish.
The University is joining the celebrations of National Inclusion Week.  To find out more about the range of initiatives we have on offer and to celebrate our distinctly international and diverse staff and student community visit National Inclusion Week 2017 for more information.
The School of Maths is organising events to promote a positive image of women doing mathematics.  The main event is a Photographic Exhibition on “Women of Mathematics throughout Europe – A Gallery of Portraits” which will run from 18 September to 10 October 2017 in the Edward Boyle Library Foyer.   To promote this, the School of Maths is sponsoring…
The Joliot-Curie Conference is the annual must-attend event dedicated to supporting the aspirations of early career researchers, particularly those who are underrepresented in academia. This conference explores career topics that are relevant to everyone, and encourages open discussions on issues that can promote an inclusive culture and diversity in the workplace. With an exciting programme…
The LGBT Staff Network holds monthly informal drop-ins. This drop-in provides Network members (or those potentially interested in joining/finding out more) an opportunity to meet up informally, outside of its more policy-focused meetings and/or larger social events. Colleagues are welcome to bring their lunch and to stay for as long or as short a time as they wish.